Latest Posts from Alex Woodward

Knoll International Poster and Brand

In 1966, Massimo Vignelli created a vibrant and eye-catching poster for Knoll International. Not only did Vignelli make this poster for Knoll, but he also worked at Knoll International to create a new graphics program. This led to the creation of “stationery, business cards, stickers, tags, boxes, brochures and four-color ads for trade magazines and…

1972 NYC Subway Map

On August 2, 1972, the Metropolitan Transit Authority of New York City introduced a new map of the city’s subway system. Although initially met with skepticism and vitriol from local commuters, this map has grown to be loved by designers and users all around the world (Rawsthorn).  This map of the New York City Subway…

Massimo Vignelli

Massimo Vignelli was a massively important industrial and graphic designer throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. Born in Milan, Italy on January 10, 1931, Vignelli studied art at Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera. He later obtained a degree in Architecture from Politecnico di Milano in 1953. Between the years 1953 and 1957, Vignelli attended…

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014)

The opening title sequence to Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, designed by Kelli Miller and Trollbäck + Company, is a bright and fast-paced collection of imagery that is organized and thoughtful in its design and execution. This title sequence sets the mood for the show through its use of movement and transitions, use of…